Clinical signs may be mild and difficult to find. Many authors believe that non-symptomatic carriage is common in cats, especially in longhair breeds, but suggest that most infected cats do have some clinical signs if a thorough examination is carried out.

Most frequently, clinical signs of feline dermatophytosis consist of irregular patches of hair loss, sometimes with some skin scaling.

However, may also see:

More severe clinical signs are seen particularly in young kittens or cats which are in some way immunosuppressed, malnourished or have a pre-existing skin condition.

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